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by Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616
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The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
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Librivox recording of Don Quixote Volume 1 , by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (transl. John Ormsby). Don Quixote is an early novel written by Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. Cervantes created a fictional origin for the story in the character of the Morisco historian, Cide Hamete Benengeli, whom he claims to have hired to translate the story from an Arabic manuscript he found in Toledo’s bedraggled old Jewish quarter. The protagonist, Alonso Quixano, is a minor landowner who has...
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The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Return of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Having left Sherlock Holmes apparently deceased at the conclusion of The Final Problem (in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes), we now find that he is alive after all! In this collection, first published in 1905, the great detective causes Watson to faint (The Empty House), demonstrates that cryptography is elementary (The Dancing Men), and gets engaged (Charles Augustus Milverton). Join in the fun as Holmes deduces his...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobooks, mystery, detective, holmes, doyle, short story
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Melville, Herman, 1819-1891
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"Revised and updated bibliography."
Topics: Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character), Whaling ships, Ship captains, Mentally ill, Whaling, Whales
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Herman Melville
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Librivox recording of Moby Dick, or the Whale, by Herman Melville. Read by Stewart Wills Few things, even in literature, can really be said to be unique -- but Moby Dick is truly unlike anything written before or since. The novel is nominally about the obsessive hunt by the crazed Captain Ahab of the book's eponymous white whale. But interspersed in that story are digressions, paradoxes, philosophical riffs on whaling and life, and a display of techniques so advanced for its time that some have...
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